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Theatre August 08, 2015
MTC’s Death and the Maiden
This stark new production sadly robs Ariel Dorfman’s modern classic Death and the Maiden of its considerable power.
Theatre July 04, 2015
Love and Information – a dazzling piece of theatre
Caryl Churchill’s Love and Information is drama down to its bones, with so much living in the spaces in-between.
Culture July 18, 2015
Moshinsky’s Verdi deeds
Opera director Elijah Moshinsky returns to Australia after 15 years to restage his monumental Don Carlos.
Theatre May 23, 2015
Nadia Tass directs Pulitzer-winning play The Flick
Red Stitch’s production of The Flick is a luminous and intimate examination of changing relationships.
Theatre April 18, 2015
Miriam Margolyes’s cast of character
The astonishing Miriam Margolyes is wasted in the greatest hits show The Importance of Being Miriam.
Theatre March 07, 2015
Jane Turner helps lift MTC’s Jumpy off the ground
Led by Jane Turner, the women in Jumpy make a mockery of those who turn their noses up at simply being entertained.
Theatre January 31, 2015
Strictly Ballroom a dream half realised
Baz Luhrmann's film-turned-stage-musical may be a little out of step, but it hits some high notes.
Theatre December 13, 2014
Benedict Andrews’ big screen A Streetcar Named Desire.
In Benedict Andrews’ A Streetcar Named Desire, filmed for cinema, Gillian Anderson delivers a lustrous Blanche DuBois.
Theatre November 08, 2014
Stage version of Once hits the right notes
An intimate musical on a grand stage, Once cleverly entwines its songs and story by telling a tale of people with music in the blood.
Theatre October 11, 2014
David Suchet’s Last Confession
Most famous as TV's moustachioed sleuth, David Suchet’s onstage role as a cardinal is cashing in on his mass appeal.
Theatre September 06, 2014
The Sublime explores dark matter
Brendan Cowell’s MTC play about the horrifying world of footballers and sexual abuse is a Jacobean triumph.
Culture August 02, 2014
Is there anything writer, actor and director Wayne Blair can’t do?
He’s worked with Oscar winners, directed a hit film and now brings to life the story of a revered Indigenous Australian.